Valerie Sim, President
Valerie Sim is a scientist who practices medicine to support her music habit. She started piano at age 5 and violin at age 7, obtaining her Associateship of Music (violin) and her grade IX piano at Mount Royal College (now University) in Calgary before turning to a life of science and medicine, with music on the side. Now, in addition to her role as concertmaster of the Orchestra Borealis, she is concertmaster of the Edmonton Metropolitan Orchestra, she is a member of the early music ensemble LaFolia, she performs chamber music, she plays for musicals, and every now and then she can be caught fiddling… behind her back..
Lorna Misselbrook, Vice President
Mindy Lamont, Treasurer
Mindy began playing cello at the age of 8 in the Edmonton Public School’s music enrichment program and played in the former CSO from 2004. She is co-founder of La Folia, an Edmonton string ensemble dedicated to the historically-informed performance of early music and is active in many other ensembles. When not playing cello or viola da gamba, she runs a bookkeeping business and is also a working partner in an industrial supply company.
Robin Taylor, Concert Organizer
Silvia Shadick Taylor, Member at Large
Tom Burton, Member at Large
Laura Grantham, Member at Large